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Popeyes is launching a a new fish sandwich nationwide

Popeyes is releasing a flounder sandwich on February 11. The chain is still feeling the success of the chicken sandwich over rivals. The fish sandwich release right before Lent might be a bid for Catholic customers. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Popeyes is releasing a new […]
Popeyes is launching a a new fish sandwich nationwide
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THEN AND NOW: How fast-food menus have changed over the years

McDonald’s Big Mac, Burger King’s Whopper, and Popeyes’ chicken sandwich – while these items are now undeniably iconic, at one point they were all brand new. Business Insider looked at how fast-food restaurant menus have changed over the years, from McDonald’s to Chick-fil-A to In-N-Out. Some menu changes brought about […]
THEN AND NOW: How fast-food menus have changed over the years
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14 ways fast-food chains have changed because of the coronavirus pandemic

McDonald’s, Taco Bell, and Chick-fil-A have changed their operations since the pandemic started. The drive-thru lane has been a lifeline to most fast-food chains. Taco Bell’s mobile-ordering option and contactless payments are likely to continue. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories . Many fast-food restaurants have adopted possible strategies […]
14 ways fast-food chains have changed because of the coronavirus pandemic
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Popeyes just launched its first store in China, and photos show how not even a pandemic can keep a horde of fans from their chicken sandwich

Popeyes opened its first Chinese location in Shanghai on May 15, despite the ongoing pandemic. Crowds of people swarmed the restaurant, illustrating how Popeyes’ famous chicken sandwich has pandemic-proofed its brand. While other fast-food restaurants are seeing declines in sales due to the pandemic, Popeyes is the only brand whose […]
Popeyes just launched its first store in China, and photos show how not even a pandemic can keep a horde of fans from their chicken sandwich
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‘We have the ability to help feed America’: The CEO of Burger King’s and Popeyes’ parent company is working to convince Trump that fast food is crucial in the coronavirus outbreak

José Cil, the CEO of Burger King, Tim Hortons, and Popeyes parent company Restaurant Brands International, said that chains have the “ability to feed America” during the coronavirus outbreak. Cil and other fast-food executives spoke with President Donald Trump on Tuesday, emphasising the importance of keeping chain restaurants open and […]
‘We have the ability to help feed America’: The CEO of Burger King’s and Popeyes’ parent company is working to convince Trump that fast food is crucial in the coronavirus outbreak
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Buffalo Wild Wings revamped its menu, and the chain’s executive chef walked us through its signature creation: a compelling new entrant in the chicken-sandwich wars

Buffalo Wild Wings rolled out its hand-breaded chicken platform, which includes two chicken sandwiches, in August. The chain’s executive chef, Jamie Carawan, said his chicken sandwich was better than those from Popeyes and Chick-fil-A. “I think the breading is better,” Carawan said of BWW’s chicken, which is hand-breaded and beer-battered […]
Buffalo Wild Wings revamped its menu, and the chain’s executive chef walked us through its signature creation: a compelling new entrant in the chicken-sandwich wars
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21 celebrities who have openly expressed their love of fast food

Celebrities dine at some of the most high-end restaurants in the world, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t susceptible to fast food cravings. While some stars rarely indulge, others have taken to social media to flaunt their go-to orders. Chrissy Teigen said she often eats fast food more than once […]
21 celebrities who have openly expressed their love of fast food
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McDonald’s franchisees say in survey that Chick-fil-A is the biggest chain holding them back from winning the chicken category

Chick-fil-A is prevailing when it comes to growth and customer service, to the point where it’s become the stuff of McDonald’s franchisees’ nightmares. Kalinowski Equity Research interviewed 20 to 30 McDonald’s franchise owners across the United States. McDonald’s currently has around 2,000 franchisees in the US. Kalinowski’s survey found that […]
McDonald’s franchisees say in survey that Chick-fil-A is the biggest chain holding them back from winning the chicken category
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A major Popeyes franchisee says the viral chicken sandwich helped boost sales

A major Popeyes franchisee said that the chain’s famous chicken sandwich helped increase sales. Carrols Restaurant Group Inc., which operates 55 Popeyes restaurants in 23 states, said Monday that preliminary same-store sales for its Popeyes stores rose 21.2% year-over-year in the fourth quarter. The massive growth was encouraged, in part, […]
A major Popeyes franchisee says the viral chicken sandwich helped boost sales
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McDonald’s franchisees in leaked email call for the fast-food giant to ‘stay focused’ on creating a chicken sandwich that customers crave as the chain battles Popeyes and Chick-fil-A

McDonald’s franchisees are demanding the fast-food giant create a chicken sandwich that can rival Chick-fil-A and Popeyes’ sandwiches. “We need to stay focused on coming up with a Chicken Sandwich our customers are going to crave,” reads an emailed message sent by McDonald’s National Owners Association on Sunday, obtained by […]
McDonald’s franchisees in leaked email call for the fast-food giant to ‘stay focused’ on creating a chicken sandwich that customers crave as the chain battles Popeyes and Chick-fil-A
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The fast-food menu item of the year is the Popeyes chicken sandwich

Popeyes’ chicken sandwich is the fast-food menu item that defined 2019. The sandwich drove incredible sales at Popeyes and highlighted the power of social media. The chicken sandwich also highlighted less positive aspects of the fast-food industry, with Popeyes employees saying they faced chaos and abusive customers. Sign up for […]
The fast-food menu item of the year is the Popeyes chicken sandwich
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Popeyes made an ugly Christmas sweater that sold out in just 14 hours, showing the enduring power of the chain’s chicken sandwich

The Popeyes Ugly Christmas Sweater has officially sold out in just 14 hours. Featuring images of the Popeyes chicken sandwich, which famously sold out in just two weeks after its release in August, the sweater was released as a collaboration between Popeyes and UglyChristmasSweater.com. A representative for UglyChristmasSweater.com told Business […]
Popeyes made an ugly Christmas sweater that sold out in just 14 hours, showing the enduring power of the chain’s chicken sandwich
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7 fast-food Twitter feuds that defined the decade

Social media has transformed from just another place for fast-food chains to advertise into a brand-versus-brand Thunderdome. From Wendy’s snark to the recent Chicken Sandwich Wars, fast-food chains spent the last decade pushing the boundaries on what is normal behaviour online. Here are seven feuds that transformed social media, fast […]
7 fast-food Twitter feuds that defined the decade
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People are theorizing that Popeyes’ chicken sandwich convinced Chick-fil-A to stop donating to controversial groups. Here’s the real reason for the change.

Many people pointed to the success of Popeyes’ chicken sandwich as convincing Chick-fil-A to end its donations to the Salvation Army and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes on Monday. However, Chick-fil-A appears to have cut its controversial donations earlier this year – before Popeyes rolled out its chicken sandwich. A […]
People are theorizing that Popeyes’ chicken sandwich convinced Chick-fil-A to stop donating to controversial groups. Here’s the real reason for the change.
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Popeyes’ chicken sandwich has been linked to a deadly stabbing and reports of assault and physical violence. Here are the harrowing incidents related to the coveted menu item.

Popeyes officially relaunched its wildly popular chicken sandwich on November 3 after selling out of the menu item in August. The second iteration of the sandwich has been linked to various reports of violence, many stemming from agitated customers who want to get their hands on the coveted menu item. […]
Popeyes’ chicken sandwich has been linked to a deadly stabbing and reports of assault and physical violence. Here are the harrowing incidents related to the coveted menu item.
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Popeyes’ chicken sandwich is back, and people are freaking out online

Popeyes’ chicken sandwich is once again gracing the fast-food chain’s menu, as of Sunday, November 3. The Louisiana-style fast-food eatery previously came for Chick-fil-A’s crown by introducing a limited-edition chicken sandwich in August. Fans of Popeyes are now taking to social media to celebrate the return of the prodigal chicken […]
Popeyes’ chicken sandwich is back, and people are freaking out online
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Popeyes mocks Chick-fil-A for accidentally emailing customers about National Sandwich Day before realising it was on a Sunday

Chick-fil-A emailed customers to apologise for an attempt to promote National Chicken Sandwich Day, which takes place on a Sunday – when Chick-fil-A locations are closed. Popeyes quote-tweeted a screenshot of the email and added: “seriously… y’all good? @ChickfilA” Popeyes’ chicken sandwich will return to menus on National Sandwich Day […]
Popeyes mocks Chick-fil-A for accidentally emailing customers about National Sandwich Day before realising it was on a Sunday
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Popeyes’ viral chicken sandwich is reportedly returning to nearly 150 locations in early November — and the chain is hiring hundreds of extra workers to handle the hype

Popeyes is relaunching its popular chicken sandwich in about 150 franchise-owned Popeyes locations beginning in early November, Bloomberg first reported on Wednesday. The restaurants will reportedly hire an additional 400 employees to manage the expected demand and could designate up to two people per store to make the coveted menu […]
Popeyes’ viral chicken sandwich is reportedly returning to nearly 150 locations in early November — and the chain is hiring hundreds of extra workers to handle the hype
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A Chick-fil-A employee gave out chicken sandwiches to ‘stressed out’ Popeyes workers amid viral battle between the 2 chains

Popeyes and Chick-fil-A are battling over which chain has the better chicken sandwich. A Chick-fil-A employee crossed enemy lines on Monday when he brought over some Chick-fil-A chicken sandwiches to “stressed out” workers at a neighbouring Popeyes, local news in Greensboro, North Carolina, reported. Popeyes locations across the country have […]
A Chick-fil-A employee gave out chicken sandwiches to ‘stressed out’ Popeyes workers amid viral battle between the 2 chains
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‘I was working like a slave’: Exhausted Popeyes employees describe a harrowing situation amid chicken-sandwich chaos, including working 60-hour weeks and shifts with no breaks

Popeyes and Chick-fil-A engaged in a Twitter battle last week over which chain’s chicken sandwich was superior, following the rollout of Popeyes’ new chicken sandwich. The social-media feud went viral, fuelling huge numbers of orders and a shortage of the sandwich at many Popeyes locations. Many employees at Popeyes are […]
‘I was working like a slave’: Exhausted Popeyes employees describe a harrowing situation amid chicken-sandwich chaos, including working 60-hour weeks and shifts with no breaks
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McDonald’s is plotting its entry into the spicy chicken sandwich wars

McDonald’s is preparing to launch its own spicy chicken sandwich in mid-September. The fast-food giant will debut a spicy BBQ sandwich and spicy BBQ glazed tenders, according to documents shared with Business Insider. McDonald’s spicy chicken sandwich launch will come on the heels of a massive chicken sandwich debate between […]
McDonald’s is plotting its entry into the spicy chicken sandwich wars
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Shake Shack, Church’s Chicken, and Wendy’s join the battle between Popeyes and Chick-fil-A over the superior chicken sandwich

Popeyes’ new chicken sandwich kicked off a Twitter battle among fast-food brands. Chick-fil-A,Wendy’s,Shake Shack, and Church’s Chicken have used Twitter to defend the superiority of their chicken sandwiches. Bojangles’ also tweeted that its chicken biscuit was better than any chicken sandwich – but it deleted the tweet. Chicken-sandwich competition has […]
Shake Shack, Church’s Chicken, and Wendy’s join the battle between Popeyes and Chick-fil-A over the superior chicken sandwich
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Wendy’s jumps into the chicken-sandwich Twitter feud between Popeyes and Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A and Popeyes are feuding on Twitter over which chain has the superior chicken sandwich. On Monday afternoon, Wendy’s entered the fray, tweeting: “Y’all out here fighting about which of these fools has the second best chicken sandwich.” Popeyes responded to the subtweet by calling Wendy’s “thirsty.” Meanwhile, Boston Market […]
Wendy’s jumps into the chicken-sandwich Twitter feud between Popeyes and Chick-fil-A
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I ate 8 chicken sandwiches from fast-food chains, and the best was also the cheapest

I taste-tested fried-chicken sandwiches from Chick-fil-A, KFC, McDonald’s, Arby’s, Shake Shack, Burger King, Popeyes, and Wendy’s to see how they compared. I judged the chicken sandwiches based on their buns, texture, and flavour, and my overall impression. With its juicy, crispy chicken and well-balanced flavours, Popeyes’ classic chicken sandwich was […]
I ate 8 chicken sandwiches from fast-food chains, and the best was also the cheapest
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I ate apple pies from 5 fast-food chains, and the winning pie blew me away

Apple pie is the quintessential American pastry. I ate the apple pies at McDonald’s,Burger King, Arby’s,Popeyes, and Checkers to find out which was best. I compared them on a scale of 1 to 5, judging freshness, crust, filling, and overall taste. Checkers’ cinnamon apple pies were cheapest at two for […]
I ate apple pies from 5 fast-food chains, and the winning pie blew me away
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Popeyes is selling heart-shaped biscuits for National Biscuit Day

Popeyes is selling heart-shaped buttermilk biscuits on Tuesday to celebrate National Biscuit Day. The “Love That” biscuits are available at locations in in Chicago, Los Angeles, New Orleans and New York for one-day only. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Popeyes is selling heart-shaped biscuits – for one day […]
Popeyes is selling heart-shaped biscuits for National Biscuit Day
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THEN AND NOW: How famous fast-food logos have changed over time

Companies like McDonald’s, Starbucks, and KFC have some of the most well-known logos in the world. However, the original versions of their logos would be unrecognizable today. McDonald’s first logo, for example, featured a winking cartoon chef called Speedee. Burger King just announced plans to revamp its logo, which looks […]
THEN AND NOW: How famous fast-food logos have changed over time